Famous for its horse-drawn carriages and with a rooster as its
provincial emblem, Lampang boasts a long history of human settlements on the
Wang River basin, some of which dating back to more than 1,000 years. It is rich
in archaeological evidence reflecting ancient civilisations of Hariphunchai,
Lanna and Burma.
Lampang is administratively divided into the following districts: Muang, Thoen,
Mae Phrik, Ngao, Ko Kha, Wang Nuea, Mae Tha, Chae Hom, Sop Prap, Seom Ngam, Hang
Chat, Mae Mo and Mueang Pan
travel information for lampang
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 and Highway No. 32 to Nakhon Sawan via Sing
Buri, Chai Nat, then turn into Highway No. 1 again to go to Lampang via
Kamphaeng Phet and Tak, a total distance of 599 kilometres.
Transport Co. Ltd. operates both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned bus
to Lampang. Buses leave Bangkok's Mochit s Bus Terminal daily. Other private bus
companies are such as Wiriya Tour, Tel: 0 2936 2827 and New Wiriya Tour Tel: 0
Regular trains depart from Bangkok's Hua Lamphong Railway Station to Lampang
daily. Call 1690 or visit
www.railway.co.th for more information.
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